Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Volunteer Roles

Before Sherwood Art Week starts

Provide help / technical assistance for artists to install artwork in shops
Develop Map or trail for Art in Shops and Exhibitions
Develop school worksheets/guides for local primary schools
Organise feedback questionnaires for SAW visitors/users
Develop fundraising activities
Collecting and preparation of artists’ statements
Preparation of press releases and following up opportunities for press coverage
Help collating information for SAW leaflets, website etc
Identify areas for publicity
Distribution of publicity

During Sherwood Art Week

Art Marquee at Sherwood Festival at Woodthorpe Park on Saturday 16th June

Help set up for workshops and demonstrations
Assist workshop leaders
Steward marquee
Promote Sherwood Art Week to residents at Sherwood festival
Take bookings for activities/workshops taking place during the week

We need volunteers to act as information givers at a central point in Sherwood during the week
Taking bookings and payments for workshops
Promote what’s going on during the week

Exhibitions Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th June

Help with setting up in different exhibition venues before Friday 22nd June – moving and setting up display boards, signposting, help artists install work etc
Take part in stewarding the exhibition venues for the weekend
Help dismantling exhibitions and returning all equipment to storage on Monday 25th June

Craft Fair on Saturday 23rd June
Help with setting up on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd morning – constructing market stalls, getting site ready, signage, helping makers set up stalls
Stewarding on the Saturday
Dismantling on Saturday evening
Returning equipment to storage on Monday

Please come along to the Volunteer Meeting on:

Saturday 12th May 10.30am – 12.30pm
The Place Activity Centre, 2a Melrose St, Sherwood

and bring a friend! 

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